Dato' Yoong Leong Yan


Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 01 August 2022

Dato’ Yoong Leong Yan, male aged 61, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2022.

Qualifications & Working Experience and Occupation:

Dato’ Yoong completed his Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom (“CIMA”) in 1986 and admitted as an Associate Member of CIMA in 1993.

Subsequently in 2021, he was designated as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (“CGMA”) and admitted as a Chartered Accountant and member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants (“MIA”).

Dato' Yoong commenced his career in the financial services, money market and corporate banking industry from 1986 to 1991 where he was attached to Arab Malaysian Credit Berhad, Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank Bhd and Chung Khiaw Bank Ltd.

Thereafter he gained extensive investment experience in both the property and equity market from 1991 to 2017 and his last posting before joining Straits Energy Resources Berhad Group ("Straits") was as a Senior Vice President of CIMB Investment Bank Berhad ("CIMB"). His stint with CIMB Group was for a 16-year period from 2001 to 2017.

In 2017, he was appointed by Straits Group as its Group Corporate Advisor and has since been advising and handling all matters related to the Group's Corporate Affairs, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring, Fund Raising, Corporate Planning/Strategies and Special Projects assigned by the GMD from time to time.